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#1 sikhwarrior

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 16:34

Im running ubuntu 12.10 and using virtual box with windows 7 to run windows specfic software and i am trying to connect a usb but i get this error " VirtualBox is not currently allowed to access USB devices. You can change this by adding your user to the 'vboxusers' group. Please see the user manual for a more detailed explanation." can anyone help me out on this please


#2 farmeunit

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 16:53

Did you add your user to that group? I don't have Ubuntu up and running right now, but http://maketecheasie...untu/2012/07/30

#3 +bman

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 16:58

You need to add Guest Additions to it.

http://www.virtualbo...anual/ch04.html

#4 OP sikhwarrior

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 17:04

Already have got that user added, even checked properties my account is signed to it.

Already have guest additions installed.

#5 insanelyapple

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 17:13

This is obvious but... did you log off and log in again/rebooted?

#6 OP sikhwarrior

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 18:45

Yeah its working now after turning it all off

#7 medhunter

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 22:37

It gave me some headache to set it up, especiallly due to the headers thing
Used KVM later and was good.Just works.But no USB ofcourse